Dr. Sven Hida joins us to answer listeners' questions pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases and disorders. Ray Graf fills in for Alan Chartock as host.
The number to call with your question: 800-348-2551
Joining Alan Chartock today is Dr. Clement Darling, President of The Vascular Group, Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Albany Medical Center Hospital, Professor of Surgery at Albany Medical College, and Chair of the Vascular Educational Endowment Fund. He is is Board Certified in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35 percent of U.S. adults are obese, and medical costs for those adults is over $1,400 higher than for those of normal weight. Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Chi Cheung of CHP-Adams Internists. Dr. Chi Cheung is Berkshire County’s first obesity specialist. A board certified internist, Dr. Cheung works closely with dieticians, nutritionists, and others who can assist patients with wellness and lifestyle issues.
Joining us today is Dr. Luke Pluto. He’s a board-certified pulmonologist with a specialty in sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia and narcolepsy. He comes to us from Albany Medical Center’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Having trouble sleeping? Dr. Pluto is here to answer your questions.
Joining us today is Dr. James Wise. He’s board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. He comes to us from the Division of Rhuematology at Health Quest Medical Practice and Northern Dutchess Hospital in Kingston, where he treats rheumatologic conditions like arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia and gout. He’s here to answer your questions.